The Write Brain

Shaunta Grimes
Daily Inspiration for Your Writing
Created 15 Jun 2019
  • LIVE Crafty Writing Talk!
    19 Apr 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Hi there! We’re going live on our YiuTube tonight at 8pm EST. Come watch us be artsy and talk about our stories! Here’s the link:
  • We Made 10 Minute Writing Sprint Timers!
    14 Apr 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Hey there! I’m so excited about this. It’s such a fun idea! We’ve made a 10 minute writing sprint timer for you to use while you’re getting those words in, and it’s finally live on YouTube! We’ve been...
  • Livestream Write w/ Me at 10 a.m. EST
    26 Mar 2021 • < 1 min read • 0 2
    Hey! Don’t forget that we’re having a live write-in for our 10 minute sprint today at 10 a.m. EST. Today I’m hanging out afterward to answer and and all of your writing questions. So, come hang out wi...
  • How to Make a Glue Book for Your Novel
    24 Mar 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    Photo by Mr TT on Unsplash This fifteen-minute exercise changed the way I write. Forever. Last month, I watched a Youtube video about something called a glue book. A glue book is just what it sounds l...
  • Edit With Me!
    15 Mar 2021 • < 1 min read
    Edit with me #1. This week, my student Pat sent me a page of her historical novel. She especially wanted help with dialogue between more than two characters and adding tension to a scene. I edited it ...
  • New Podcast Episode!
    05 Mar 2021 • < 1 min read
    In this episode, Shaunta, Meg, and Juneta reflect on Productivity and share their tips, tricks, and plans for living a productive life. Come check it out! LISTEN
  • Plan With Me for Writers
    21 Feb 2021 • < 1 min read • 7 2
    I’m trying a thing. I’ve recorded a Plan With Me video that shows me working my planning system—including figuring out where my writing time fits into all the other STUFF I have going on every single ...
  • Meet FRED!
    18 Feb 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    FRED is the folder for reaching the end of your draft. And he is magical. This deceptively simple little tool keeps me on track, reminds me that I’m a real writer (when I need that reminder), and make...
  • A Flip-Through of My Writing Notebook
    09 Feb 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    My Writer Binder. (Photo: Author.) For whatever reason, I’m on a productivity kick so far in 2021. Not being more productive. Trust me when I tell you that I’m already very productive. If anything, I ...
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